European Head of Procurement | Syddanmark
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European Head of Procurement


  • Reference: 395149
  • Jobtype: Permanent
  • Løn: Competetive salary package

  • Sted: Syddanmark

European Head of Procurement

Hartmann is a leading manufacturer of moulded fibre egg packaging with approximately 2800 employees. The company was founded in 1917 and has its headquarters in Gentofte, Denmark. It is listed on the NASDAQ Copenhagen Stock Exchange. The company is active in Europe, Israel and North and South America, as well as India. 

Hartmann consistently relies on quality products and is known for a very high level of commitment, sustainability and responsibility for the environment. Hartmann was the first company to produce both CO2 neutral and FSC® certified packaging for retailers and all Hartmann’s products are based on recycled paper. The company is characterized by high employee satisfaction as well as a pleasant informal and casual manner.

As European Head of Procurement you will become part of a dynamic organization with a professional but also casual approach, flat hierarchies and short decision paths. You will be responsible for leading the European procurement team and become part of the Supply Chain Management Team. 

The role

  • Lead the European procurement team, including a Paper Sourcing Specialist, 2 Purchasers in Denmark (Tønder), 2 Purchasers in Hungary (Acs), and 1.5 Purchasers in Croatia (Koprivnicia).
  • Lead the negotiations with the strategic suppliers, ensuring that the company receives the best possible value for money.
  • Implement total cost analysis for tenders, ensuring that procurement decisions are based on a full understanding of the costs involved.
  • Secure cost-saving or avoidance goals are met, contributing to the company's overall financial performance.
  • Secure raw material availability for the three factories, ensuring that the company can meet customer demand.
  • Support the CO2 reduction goals, contributing to the company's sustainability targets.
  • Ensure that Procurement Master Data is always up to date.
  • Act as Process Owner for the Procurement process.
  • Provide analysis to support procurement and supply chain decisions, contributing to the overall success of the company's operations.


  • Relevant education in supply chain management, business administration, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in procurement, including experience in a cross-culture leadership role.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers.
  • Proactive and persistent.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Fluent in English 

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